Visiting the relics
The relics of the Apostle James and his disciples, Athanasius and Theodorus, are kept in the Roman mausoleum below the Cathedral of Santiago’s high altar. They are housed in a 19th-c.... read more
See the “Botafumeiro” censer
When can you see it in action?
The “Botafumeiro” censer follows a calendar of liturgical celebrations, during which it operates as part of the mass. Apart from these occasions, it... read more
Visiting the Cathedral Museum
Access: Visitor Reception Centre: Crypt of the Pórtico de la Gloria. Praza do Obradoiro (Obradoiro Square). Opening hours: Every day in the year, except January 1 and 6, July 25,... read more